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Stop LCC from closing MelloMello
  • Petitioned Liverpool City Council

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Liverpool City Council

Stop LCC from closing MelloMello

    1. Mello Mello
    2. Petition by

      Mello Mello

      Liverpool, United Kingdom

Stop Liverpool Council From Closing MelloMello

We, the undersigned, firmly believe that Liverpool City Council is wrong to force MelloMello Community Interest Company into administration and closure by stripping the not-for-profit social enterprise of 80% business rates relief and demanding £30,000.00 in business rates per year. We also believe that Liverpool City Council's justification of MelloMello “not being aligned to the current high priorities of the City Council” is unacceptable and paltry.

We urge Liverpool City Council to acknowledge that this small, independent, creative business designed to foster grassroots artistic endeavours needs to be protected and not priced out and that MelloMello CIC's discretionary rates relief of 80% should be reinstated immediately.

We believe that the existence of MelloMello CIC (a not-for-profit, social enterprise) is of huge benefit to Liverpool's artistic, musical, cultural, educational, health & well being and social development at a grassroots level and that to deny rates relief is for Liverpool City Council to send a message of continued cultural indifference and displays a blatant lack of desire to support the city's grassroots artists, musicians and creative businesses.

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    1. Reached 8,000 signatures

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    • Ryan Ackerley UNITED KINGDOM, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 10 months ago

      This is important because Liverpool is famed for music and culture and removing a community project that is a item of interest to budding musicians and is enjoyed by many is a mistake.

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    • Joe Carney LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 11 months ago

      Cos we do it ourselves. Fuck authority!

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    • mr m UK, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 11 months ago

      All should come together and support these community projects being lost to a profit-driven soulless city centre awash with cheap booze,sex and vomit.

      Others are so disconnected they seek debauchery for distraction and 'fun', if you want to sensibly avoid that life,well save this place and have somewhere that nourishes your soul,rather than deplete you emotionally,mentally and financially like so-called towns & cities offer as 'entertainment'

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    • Lyndsey Peacock SUNDERLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
      • about 1 year ago

      Spent many happy hours there in the 90's, it will be a huge loss if LCC get their way

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    • james briars ELLESMERE PORT, UNITED KINGDOM
      • about 1 year ago

      small indapendant organisations are closeing down and forcing buisnesses to pay larg amounts of tax causes them to close down or only sell their products online this has a large impact on the towns and citys themselves they become empty and the highstreets die because buisnesses can not keep up with the demands for tax

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